The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 200 199 207
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.25% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 11
Average salary £61,250 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1757 1927 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.69% 35.93% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1363 1431
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 13 £35,000 -6.66%
Bracknell -6 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Slough - 2 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 16 (35.56%) UNIX
2 12 (26.67%) IBM
3 11 (24.44%) Migration
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) zOS
4 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.00%) JCL
5 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.00%) Finance
5 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.78%) Tivoli NetView
7 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (15.56%) ERP
7 7 (15.56%) Degree
7 7 (15.56%) Asset Management
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) Software Asset Management
8 6 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
8 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.33%) QA
8 6 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
8 6 (13.33%) Unisys
8 6 (13.33%) SLA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) SNA
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) CTI
2 2 (4.44%) OSPF
2 2 (4.44%) BGP
2 2 (4.44%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
2 2 (4.44%) Multicast
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WLAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Data Centre Operator
6 3 (6.67%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) UNIX
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Asset Management
3 7 (15.56%) ERP
3 7 (15.56%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (13.33%) Line Management
4 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Logistics
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.11%) B2B
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) JCL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Xen
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (13.33%) MOM
2 6 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (13.33%) Unicenter
2 6 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (6.67%) Control-M
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) IBM
2 6 (13.33%) Unisys
2 6 (13.33%) Sun
2 6 (13.33%) InterSystems
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) BMC
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Intel
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.44%) Aruba
6 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) HP